Waitress composer Sara Bareilles will replace Jessie Mueller in the role of master pie baker Jenna in the Broadway musical March 31 after the Tony-nominated star plays her final performance March 26, according to The New York Times.
Singer-songwriter Bareilles previously sang the entire score in a concept album for the show, What's Inside: Songs from Waitress, released six months before its Broadway opening. The role will mark her Broadway acting debut. She will play a limited engagement in the role through June 11... READ MORE.
In the video below, watch Sara's absolutely breath taking and evocative performance of "She Used To Be Mine" from Waitress. With talent like this, we can't wait for her to step into the role of leading lady.
Photograph by Josh Lehrer